The Government of Denmark has generously contributed USD 8.8 million to UNHCR Lebanon to support community-based protection during 2019 and 2020. The funding will strengthen Social Development Centres and Community Development Centers across Lebanon.
UNHCR today announced the appointment of Danish model, photographer and humanitarian supporter, Helena Christensen as its newest Goodwill Ambassador.
When Angelique was resettled as a refugee in Denmark after seven years on the run, she started to dream again. About education, possibilities and the future.
Two young refugees competed with the Athlete Refugee Team for the first time in the Cross Country World Championships in Denmark.
UNHCRs partner in Rwanda, Inkomoko, trains refugee entrepreneurs in business skills. The results are striking: The refugees become more self-reliant, improve their living conditions and, in addition, they create jobs and economic growth.
UNHCR’s Global Service Center in Copenhagen has donated laptops and smartphones to refugees, who have been accepted to universities in Denmark.
Children at a water pipe in the Hilaweyn camp in southern Ethiopia, home to about 45,000 Somali refugees. The construction is funded by UNHCR’s partner, IKEA Foundation, and it supplies water to the area used for agriculture by both refugees and Ethiopians.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, expresses concern about the debate on the so-called “paradigm shift” in Denmark.
More than 8 out of 10 refugees from South Sudan, the largest refugee crisis on the African continent, are women and children – and they suffer from consequences of serious underfunding.